There are 6 ways to get from Walthamstow to Romford by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Walthamstow Queens Road to Wanstead Park
  2. Take the train from Forest Gate to Romford

$5 - $9

Cheapest option

Bus, line 86 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Walthamstow Bus Station to Ilford, Hainault Street W19
  2. Take the line 86 bus from Ilford, Hainault Street to Romford, Western Road 86 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Line 123 bus, line 66 bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 123 bus from Walthamstow, Bromley Road (E17) to Gants Hill Stn Woodford Ave 123
  2. Take the line 66 bus from Gants Hill to Romford Market 66

$6

Bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Walthamstow Bus Station to Ilford Hill W19

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Walthamstow to Romford 10.8 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Walthamstow to Romford 10.8 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Walthamstow to Romford is to bus and line 86 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Walthamstow to Romford is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 17 min.

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The distance between Walthamstow and Romford is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 26 min to get from Walthamstow to Romford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Walthamstow to Romford. However, there are services departing from Walthamstow, Bromley Road (E17) and arriving at Romford Market via Gants Hill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Walthamstow to Romford. However, there are services departing from Walthamstow Queens Road and arriving at Romford via Forest Gate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Walthamstow to Romford.
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  • Distance: 8.7 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Walthamstow, England and Romford, England?

You can take a train from Walthamstow to Romford via Wanstead Park and Forest Gate in around 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Walthamstow to Romford via Gants Hill Stn Woodford Ave and Gants Hill in around 59 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Walthamstow Queens Road to Wanstead Park
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$1 - $3
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Forest Gate to Romford
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Forest Gate to Romford
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Walthamstow, Bromley Road (E17) to Gants Hill Stn Woodford Ave
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Gants Hill to Romford Market
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Walthamstow Bus Station to Ilford Hill
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Walthamstow Bus Station to Ilford, Hainault Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford, Hainault Street to Romford, Western Road
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Walthamstow to Romford
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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